On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1980

Historical Events

  • Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
  • Dallas Mavericks open debut NBA season with a 103-92 victory against interstate rival San Antonio Spurs at Reunion Arena
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Nyron Nosworthy, English-Jamaican footballer, born in Brixton, England
1980 Highlights

About October 11, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra